Edmund Purdom Overview:

Actor, Edmund Purdom, was born Edmund Anthony Cutlar Purdom on Dec 19, 1924 in Welwyn Garden City, England. Purdom died at the age of 84 on Jan 1, 2009 in Rome, Italy .



Edmund Purdom's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #109 on Aug 30, 1954.

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Edmund Purdom Quotes:

Micah: [Referring to Ruth] If she did come, I would tell her that what cannot be forgotten can sometimes be forgiven.

Adam Calhorn Shaw: What's their number?
Johnny Nyle: Oh, they don't believe in telephones.
Adam Calhorn Shaw: Telephones are not a matter of faith!

Micah: I would rather be a servant in my father's house than king in Damascus.

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Edmund Purdom Facts
Won the lead role in The Student Prince (1954) after Mario Lanza's weight gain forced him out of the part; won the lead role in The Egyptian (1954) after Marlon Brando turned it down in favor of playing Napoleon in Desirée (1954).

He was long based in Rome.

Son of an artist/critic; he attended Douai, St. Ignatius and Downside schools in England, UK.

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